Washington, DC: As of Thursday, March 2, 2017, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of three (3) vehicle, tire, accessory or other related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb
Among the three (3) recalls the NHTSA has announced this March comes news of the following:
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (“Yamaha”) has recalled certain 2015-2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 motorcycles. In the affected motorcycles, engine vibration can cause the fuel tank mounting bracket to contact the fuel tank, which overtime, may result in the tank leaking fuel.
According to the NHTSA, a fuel leak in the presence of a ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
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Recalls Direct RIN: 8343-2017
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Filed under: Fire or smoke hazard, US NHTSA, Vehicles | Tagged: airbag malfunction hazard, crash hazard, fire hazard, fuel leak hazard, head-restraint malfunction, incorrect mirror instalation, injury hazard, Vehicles, Yamaha, Yamaha YZF-R3 motorcycles. |